This is the perfect place to find out why paddling is so much fun. Our river time will focus on fundamental river skills such as edging your kayak into turns, setting angles across river currents, and performing river maneuvers like eddy turns and peel outs to set you on a path toward confidently paddling on your own.
Our novice kayaking lessons on the Deerfield River in Massachusetts give aspiring kayakers the skills, experience and confidence to learn the sport of whitewater kayaking. Learning to kayak is fun and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors together with friends or family. There is a great sense of accomplishment as you progress from the basic strokes and maneuvers to running class II rapids with control and confidence. Our friendly professional kayak instructors teach proper stroke techniques as well as responsible whitewater kayaking practices.
For whitewater kayakers with previous paddling experience, we offer Beginner, Intermediate, River Runs and Specialty/Advanced clinics and Private lessons on the Deerfield River in Massachusetts. These clinics focus on the skills needed to advance to the next level of the sport with control and finesse.
Our one-, two- and three-day clinics offer in-depth instruction to help you learn or refine whitewater skills and gain confidence in rapids. Book one of the paddling clinics below!
Whether your goal is to use Class II as a stepping stone to kayaking more difficult whitewater or as a destination in itself, the skills taught in this Intermediate clinic will serve you well.
We spend the day rolling in flat water and then in current while also enjoying the river, gaining experience kayaking on New England’s best class II summer whitewater run.
This continuous run is a great place for strong advanced beginner and intermediate kayakers and canoeists to gain experience with bigger, more pushy & continuous rapids.